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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Spinner \Spin"ner\ (sp[i^]n"n[~e]r), n.
1. One who, or that which, spins one skilled in spinning; a
2. A spider. "Long-legged spinners." --Shak.
3. (Zool.) A goatsucker; -- so called from the peculiar noise
it makes when darting through the air.
4. (Zool.) A spinneret.
Ring spinner, a machine for spinning, in which the twist,
given to the yarn by a revolving bobbin, is regulated by
the drag of a small metal loop which slides around a ring
encircling the bobbin, instead of by a throstle.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads) [syn:
spinner, spinster, thread maker]
2: board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow
that is spun to determine the next move in the game
3: fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "spinner":
bait, birdlime, bola, cobweb, dragnet, fishhook, fly, gill net,
ground bait, hook, jenny, jig, lariat, lasso, lime, lure, meshes,
mule, net, noose, plug, pound net, purse seine, seine, silkworm,
snare, sniggle, spider, spinning frame, spinning jenny, spinster,
springe, squid, throstle, toils, trawl, wobbler
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
A type of input control available on most graphical
user interfaces, consisting of a text box or list control
with associated up and down buttons. The user can either type
in the text box or select an item from the list by clicking on it
directly, or they can repeatedly select the next or previous value
by clicking the up or down button.
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